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08 September 2005



my camera does the same thing. oh well.


Nope, it's a Great Egret.

In the US, we have two types of egrets - Great and Snowy. The Great are large with yellow beaks and black feet; the Snowy are small with black beaks and yellow feet. People often think that they're baby/child Egrets but Egrets don't leave the nest until full-grown.


My 30-year old bird identification book only mentions the Common and Snowy Egrets. I was confused. Then, I learned that the Common Egret got a promotion

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